North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 17 Feb 2018/--/Central minister and Darjeeling M P S S Ahluwalia on Saturday inaugurated Siliguri Passport Seva Kendra at Himachal Vihar under Matigara. Tourism minister Gautam Deb however was not present during the inaugural function despite of valid invitation. Siliguri Mayor Ashok...

SILIGURI, 17 Feb 2018/--/The largest biscuit brand in urban India, Britannia Good Day, commissioned the Indian Family Survey Report 2018 to dive deep and understand the changing patterns in the Indian family space better. The observations that emerged from the study prompted the brand to launch ‘...

SILIGURI, 13 Feb 2018/--/Indian National Congress, Naxalari Block Congress Committee members on Tuesday demonstrated in front of Bagdogra police station demanding promotion of sub inspector Nitesh Lama to the post of Officer-in-charge. The protesters threatened for aggressive movement if their...

SILIGURI, 13 Feb 2018/--/Dr Subiresh Bhattacharya has been appointed as new Vice Chancellor of North Bengal University. In the notification of government of West Bengal issued on 12th February Bhattacharya has been appointed as new vice chancellor in place of Somnath Ghosh. Ghosh has finished his...

MALDA, 12 Feb 2018/--/All India general secretary of Trinamool Congress Subrata Bakshi and state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari claimed that chief minister and party supremo Mamata is now the nucleus of proposed democratic and secular front against the BJP at the national politics. Bakshi and...

SILIGURI, 12 Feb 2018/--/Communist veteran and former Darjeeling MP S P Lepcha died today at a private nursing home in Siliguri. Ninety-two years old Lepcha was admitted on Monday at a private nursing home in Siliguri after his pulse drastically fell down. But he died after few hours of admission...

SILIGURI, 12 Feb 2018/--/The most modern and the most technically advanced salon of Siliguri ''Women’s Care Artistic Salon'' is situated at Skyview building, opp. Uttarbanga Marwari bhawan, Sevoke Road, Siliguri. This salon is owned and managed by Aanchal Jaiswal, the only winner of National Young...

SILIGURI, 9 Feb 2018/--/In a joint operation by Narcotic Control Bureau and SSB’s 8th Battalion, a man was arrested from Siliguri along with huge amount of banned drugs. Hari Choudhery, resident of Siliguri’s South Bharat Nagar was arrested and 8,000 pills of Methamphetamine popularly known as...

SILIGURI, 2 Feb 2018/--/Chief minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to visit Siliguri on 5th February to attend the convocation of Trinamool Congress and Trinamool Chatra Parisad at Kanchanjunga Stadium. The state tourism minister Gautam Deb on Friday held a meeting with the district administrative...

MALDA, 2 Feb 2018/--/It is usually a common practice to amplify every single flaw of cops. However, paying no heed to such regular criticisms, a unique initiative by Malda district police would undoubtedly earn kudos from the sensible sections of the society. Channelizing the potential of the...

SILIGURI, 2 Feb 2018/--/Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader of the Mahila Morcha Locket Chatterjee has demanded CBI enquiry over the alleged murder of a minor girl who was found hanging in a wire at a mobile tower on 26th January. Chatterjee on Friday met the family of the deceased at Janata Nagar...

SILIGURI, 2 Feb 2018/--/Keeping in line with the Government of India’s vision of reining in malnourishment and stunted growth amongst young children with the setting up of a National Nutrition Mission, Horlicks Growth+ has introduced its latest campaign focused onfostering growth in young children...

Kolkata, 2 Feb 2018/--/The fourth edition of FB Sri Sundari, a Malda-based model hunt competition reached its last lap on Thursday, February 1 where 10 candidates were selected from 170 semifinalists for the Grand Finale. The Final show will be held on Saturday (February 3) evening at Malda College...

SILIGURI, 31 Jan 2018/--/The grand finale of dance battle 2018 “Let’s Dance” concluded at Naxalbari today. The event was organised by a local NGO Chenga Nari Sewa Samiti in association with Saraswati Acres Pvt. Ltd. Twenty five contestants from kids and senior categories battled in the finale after...

SILIGURI, 31 Jan 2018/--/Little Stars Academy, Siliguri proudly celebrated the 3rd annual day aptly named “Udaan 2018” at Dinabandhu Mancha, Siliguri. The occasion was a showcase of how talented these little students across grades play group to UKG –really are. The programme was inaugurated by...

MALDA, 12 Jan 2018/--/Entire district observed the 34th National youth day on occasion of 156th birthday of Swami Vivekananda paying tributes to the ‘cyclonic monk’ today. Several programmes were held at different parts of the district to commemorate the occasion. The principal programme was...

MALDA, 12 Jan 2018/--/BSF (Border security force) personnel of 24th battalion apprehended one youth and confiscated from him two living lizards of endangered species from near PTS (Pubarun Township) turning of NTPC on Thursday evening. The price of those two lizards of endangered species would...

Alipurduar, 12 Jan 2018/--/An adult leopard was run over by a speeding lorry on NH-31 near a jungle under Neelgara range of Cooch Behar forest division last night. The spot of the accident is between Birpara-Madarihat under Madarihat police station. It is anticipated that poor visibility owing to...

Alipurduar, 12 Jan 2018/--/Prompt action of forest employees prevented the attempt of smuggling flesh of a bison killed at Adma second compartment of Pana range located at western part of Buxa tiger reserve on Wednesday. The quick action of the forest employees has been lauded by state forest...

MALDA/RAIGANJ/ALIPURDUAR, 11 Jan 2018/--/Commencement of road safety week was observed across North Bengal with participations of people from all walks of the society today. In Malda the key programme was held at Vrindavani ground in the morning by flying balloons in presence of top brass of...

SILIGURI, 11 Jan 2018/--/International athlete Anju Bobby George was received by police officers at Bagdogra airport on Thursday. Anju will participate in the half-marathon on Friday at Darjeeling. The marathon is being organized by GTA to improve police-public relations. She rested a while...

SILIGURI, 11 Jan 2018/--/Vodafone today announced a strategic partnership with Samsung, the leading mobile handset manufacturer, to make a select range of Samsung 4G smartphones more affordable and accessible with an attractive cashback offer.  Vodafone customers, both existing and new, can...

MALDA, 8 Jan 2018/--/An official of regional transport authority (RTA) was caught in a controversy after he allegedly punished a labourer physically when the latter reportedly sought receipt after submitting enrolment form issued by the state government to encourage labourers working within the...

MALDA, 8 Jan 2018/--/The second English medium madrasah of the state started functioning in Malda from today in presence of district administrative and madrasah education department officials. The first English medium madrasah is in North 24 Paraganas. The second one has been constructed upon 12...

SILIGURI, 8 Jan 2018/--/Iron Mountain Incorporated®, the global leader in storage and information management services, today announced the acquisition of OEC Records Management, providers of records management, imaging services and offsite storage of media, expanding its presence and strengthening...